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The Knack Released Debut Album “Get The Knack” 45 Years Ago

14 days ago
Magnet Magazine45 years ago, the Knack released debut album Get The Knack. Serious fun. MAGNET’s top-15 American power-pop LPs featuring Get The Knack, plus the Beat, Big Star, Cheap Trick, the dB’s, Flamin’ Groovies, Tommy Keene, the Plimsouls, the Posies, R... more info

Happy Birthday Dwight Twilley, R.I.P.

19 days ago
Magnet MagazineHappy birthday Dwight Twilley. R.I.P. Rock yourself. Read our ‘80s power-pop feature on Twilley, dB’s, Let’s Active and more: The post Happy Birthday Dwight Twilley, R.I.P. appeared first on Magnet Magazine. more info

Dwight Twilley, power-pop pioneer, dies at 72

250 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissDwight Twilley was best known for 1975's 'I'm on Fire,' a perfect rock 'n' roll song that became his band's enduring hit. more info

Oister :: Pre-Dwight Twilley Band (1973-74)

2612 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardBefore the Dwight Twilley Band, there was Oister. Featuring Twilley and his musical partner Phil Seymour, the duo was a precursor to the Twilley Band, the outfit in which the two young Tulsa musicians cut their teeth and began shaping their melodic p... more info

Dwight Twilley: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview

3505 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardDwight Twilley doesn’t care much about terms like “power pop.” It’s not that he objects, he just doesn’t care about the tag. “The Beatles were pretty much the greatest power pop band of all time, so if you want to put me in the same categ... more info

What's going on Friday? (M.I.A., Mogwai, Titus Andronicus, Liars, EMA, Pantha Du Prince, Dwight Twilley & more)

3701 days ago
Brooklyn VeganM.I.A. at Terminal 5 in 2012 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... M.I.A., A$AP Ferg @ Knockdown Center What was originally supposed to... more info

Dwight Twilley and Pezband touring around Brooklyn Power Pop Fest (dates); Twilley documentary in the works

3701 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Bill Pearis The Brooklyn Power Pop Fest is this weekend at The Bell House. Friday night (5/9) features vets Dwight Twilley and Pezband plus Brooklyn up-and-comers 1-800-Band. Tickets are still available. Twilley and Pezband are on a short weekend.... more info

The dB’s :: Moving in Your Sleep (1981)

3793 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardLate 70s and early 80s southern power pop. I’ve had Dwight Twilley, the dB’s, Big Star and mess of their lesser known brethren in my head, and on repeat, since the holidays. This latest binge was set off by the other side of the sugarcane, the bi... more info

(Fest Report) HoZac Blackout Fest 2013: Night 4

4044 days ago
Impose MagazineOn Sunday, May 19th, HoZac Blackout Fest 2013 ended with performances from Dwight Twilley, Pezband, Games and The Sueves at the Empty Bottle. Photos from the final night of this year's HoZac Blackout Festival are courtesy of Impose Photo Editor,... more info

First Listen: Okkervil River - I Am Very Far (album stream)

4804 days ago
Totally Fuzzy Okkervil River's last proper album, 2008's The Stand Ins, was nothing if not approachable. Top to bottom, the record was packed with sunny melodies, strummy riffs and shout-along refrains that anyone could sing. (To drive the point home, the band r... more info

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